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TASMANIAN DEVILS RECAPTURED.

After several attempts extending over a week, the two Tasmanian devils that escaped from their enclosure in the Beaumaris /oo on the Domain the day befoie the Hobart regatta were recap tuied on I mia j night The animals, possiblv frightened by their strange quarters, tore thou w i\ through the stiong wire netting of then cage, but did no1 escaiie fiom the grounds, and look refuge in a culvert at the southeui end of the gardens Batts were laid for them on seveial occasions, but al- though thej weio taken each night the animals could not be taught Mr. Reid, the curator, constructed a box trap and set it at the mouth of the cul- vert on Friday evening a verj tastv bait of lamb's heart being set in order to induce the escapees io outer Tina they did, and on Saturd IJ morning the) were back in their reinfoiced enclosure.

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